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  • Recognizing our Finest: Tech Sgt. Sharese Junious

    Tech Sgt. Sharese Junious serves as a Combat Arms Instructor, or CATM, who routinely qualifies 459th Air Refueling Wing members in firearms training.Originally from Chicago, Sergeant Junious enlisted in 1997 and served tours in Georgia, South Korea, and Guam. She finished up her active duty commitment at what is now the 89th Airlift Wing and joined
  • Transfer Post-9/11 G.I. Bill benefits easier with new virtual application

    A new module in the virtual Military Personnel Flight that will simplify the process of transferring Post-9/11 G.I. Bill benefits to dependents is set to launch this month.The new vMPF module will check an Airman's eligibility and allow Airmen to fill out, sign, and send the required statement of understanding to the Automated Records Management
  • 459 ARW Airman scores big: helps win Armed Forces Rugby Championship

    One 459th Air Refueling Wing Airman helped score the Air Force rugby team its sixth consecutive Armed Forces Rugby Championship Nov. 13 on Stewart-Watson Field at Fort Benning, Ga., winning 5 out of 5 games for a perfect record. TSgt. Scott Marchant, a traditional reservist, wing historian and fitness monitor competed on the Air Force team in a
  • 459th 'Wing Neighborhood' provides internal communication forum

    The 459th Air Refueling Wing has a host of information regarding programs and regulations that it needs to share with its more than 1300 members. Previously this information was stored in a variety of places including the Intranet "Foxnet" and share drives which are only accessible on base. Now, in an effort to consolidate information, knowledge
  • Andrews announces base 2009 Community College of the Air Force graduates

    (Editor's note: The 459th Air Refueling Wing had 13 individuals receive their Community College of the Air Force degree.  Their names are notated below with an asterisk.)A Community College of the Air Force Commencement Ceremony was held Oct. 27 at the Community Activities Center on Joint Base Andrews. Chief Master Sgt. James E. Davis, 316th Wing
  • 459th Services Flight hosts coat drive

    The 459th Air Refueling Wing Services Flight is sponsoring a coat drive from now to early December where servicemembers can drop off new or used coats in the yellow chest in the entry way of the services building 3743, to help men, women and children in need.Coats donated at the 459 ARW will be given to So Others Might Eat, a local charity located
  • Colonel remembers unique assignment

    Editiors Note: Colonel Tim Nelson is the 459th Air Refueling Wing Maintenance Group Commander.  This article was submitted to us by the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing where he is currently deployed.  Before he was deployed to Southwest Asia as the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Director of Staff, Col. Timothy Nelson received an assignment, and
  • 459th ARW hosts ROA luncheon

    The Reserve Officer Association hosted a luncheon Oct. 18 at the 459th Air Refueling Wing during the unit's monthly training period as part  of the opening of the new ROA chapter.The chapter will service Joint Base Andrews and the surrounding area and is open to all officers with a free one-year membership being offered to those who have recently